Attorney General Ashley Moody News Release


October 28, 2019
Contact: Kylie Mason
Phone: (850) 245-0150

Attorney General Moody Recognizes Crime Prevention Awareness Month by Issuing Safety Tips and Resources

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody is recognizing October as National Crime Prevention Awareness Month by encouraging Floridians to be aware of their surroundings and take extra precautions to protect themselves, loved ones and property. Now, and through Halloween, Attorney General Moody will issue safety tips and crime prevention resources.

Attorney General Ashley Moody said, “Protecting Floridians is my top priority and I want to encourage every Floridian to be empowered to safeguard their lives and property. Even though Florida’s crime rate is at a 48-year low, Floridians should remain cautious and take proactive steps to avoid becoming a victim of crime.”

Steps Floridians can take amidst daily routines to help prevent crime are: The Attorney General’s website contains more information on preventing crime. To learn more, click here.

The Attorney General’s Florida Crime Prevention Training Institute aims to help rid Florida of crime through training and education programs. For more information on FCPTI and additional resources and tips on preventing crime in Florida, click here.

Always call 911 in emergency situations. If a crime occurs, report the incident to law enforcement immediately. By providing as many details as possible to local authorities, you can help protect others from being victimized.